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Henyman

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well the title pretty much says it all :D i want it for my Toshiba satalite
A30-141, it needs 200-pin SODIMM DDR PC2700, currenly it aparently has in it acording to aida32 2X256 sticks, and it only has 2 slots. this means it's gona be expensive :( i want to have 1024Mb in total minimum, what i would like to do is buy 1X1024 stick and replace one 256 stick to have 1280Mb in total, that way i can give my graphics card 128Mb + still have over 1 gig for the system. but the 1 gig sticks are sooooooooooo expensive!!!! they cost about £300, which is a 1/3 the price of the entire laptop :eek: so i think i'm gona get 2 x 512, but which make shall i get + whats cheap? i have looked on ebuyer etc and lowest price i found was £180 for 2 X kingston ValueRAM 512MB 200Pin SODIMM PC2700 DDR Non-Parity CL2.5 on dabs.com anyone find any cheaper decent ram? specilly the 1024 sticks :/
 

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Total Due Crucial: £164.48 from crucial.co.uk, so quite a good price for 2X512 :D
 

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it's only 2 months old + can suport upto 2gig ;)
 

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ok, hehe.

Its better to be safe then sorry. You didnt mention how much it could take, just thought Id mention it.
 

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Aaah, the advantages of desktop ownership. You can just buy 4x512 rather than 2 lots of 1024 :D

I think you should just go with the 2x512 from Crucial, giving shared graphics any more memory than 64mb will probably be pointless anyway.
 

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true it is a pain having 2 slots, specially when it's got 2X256 rather than 1x512 :p


think i will order the ram 2morrow after i get paid :D
 

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ok i got itchy fingers and ordered it :p
Qty: 2 CT351140
Part number: CT6464X335
Price: £69.99 (EX. VAT)
Description: 512MB, 200-pin SODIMM for a Toshiba Satellite A30 Series System
Line total: £139.98 (EX. VAT)
Line item subtotal: £139.98 (EX. VAT)
Freight charges: Free Shipping - £0
Approximate VAT tax: £24.50
Total due Crucial: £164.48
 

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reminds me I should probably invest in more ram for my desktop machine
 

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Yeah, you need at least 3.5GB these days, to go with a 786mb GFX card. Ahem.

( Sorreh, I am quite bored :/ )
 

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We expect to deliver your item before 12:00 on 26/04/04

Your item with reference SG************GB is currently progressing through our network.
 

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SPeedY_B said:
Yeah, you need at least 3.5GB these days, to go with a 786mb GFX card. Ahem.

( Sorreh, I am quite bored :/ )
I was thinking a gig would do as then I dont have to go about trying to expand my swap partition as the amount I have in there would probably be alright

and it would be a 768mb gfx card not 786mb ;)
 

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Pfffffft, do you not pay attention to tech-news? 786mb cards are all the rage now! not to mention the forthcoming 1042mb ones!!!! woo yay houpla. :D :p

*pats 64mb card* ... It's all you need. :)
 

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SPeedY_B said:
Pfffffft, do you not pay attention to tech-news? 786mb cards are all the rage now! not to mention the forthcoming 1042mb ones!!!! woo yay houpla. :D :p

*pats 64mb card* ... It's all you need. :)
you mean 46mb card :p
 

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That's the badger!

I'm gonna stop hi-jacking this thread now, I'm sure Henry will resurrect it when he blows up his notebook trying to install the ram or something... :p
 

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weeeeeeeee ram arived this morning before work!!!!! it came with my normall letters :p


all instaled + working great :D
 

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